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If you're new to P&N Bank you'll need to have at least one photo identity document to open your account with us.

Opening your account online?

If you're opening a new bank account, or applying for a personal loan or credit card online, you'll need to confirm your identity using any two of the following documents:

  • Australian driver's licence
  • Australian passport
  • green Medicare card

Opening your account in branch?

If you're opening your account at one of our branches you need to bring one of the following photo identity documents:

  • Australian driver's licence
  • Australian passport

Don't have your photo ID?

If you're under 18, not an Australian citizen or simply don't have an Australian photo identity document, you can use a combination of primary and secondary documents to open your account at one of our branches. 

You can use one form of primary ID (eg. your birth certificate, overseas driver's licence or citizenship papers) with one form of secondary ID (eg. a Medicare card, Senior's card, Australian Marriage Certificate, Utility bill).

Primary documents with a photograph ​

  • Australian passport (current or expired within 2 years)
  • Current foreign passport
  • Current Australian driver's licence
  • Proof of age card (issued under law of Australian State or Territory)
  • Current Australian ImmiCard​

Primary documents without a photograph ​

  • Australian birth certificate or birth extract
  • Foreign birth certificate
  • Australian citizenship certificate

Secondary documents

  • Current Centrelink card
  • Notice to the individual from the Australian Taxation Office (less than 12 months old)
  • Notice to the individual from a local government or utilities provider
  • Children (less than 18 years) – educational institution statement specifying the name of the child and confirming attendance of the child at the institution and signed by a specified officer of the institution

We accept original and certified copies of documents.

Find out who can certify a document